After much reflection—suppose it was a lie? What then? Was it such a great matter? Aren't we always acting lies? Then why not tell them?

Mark Twain

Mark Twain

Profession: Author
Nationality: American

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S'pose a man was to come to you and say Pollyvoo-franzy - what would you think?

Tom said to himself that it was not such a hollow world, after all. He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it -- namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to attain.

Explore. Dream. Discover.

He was endowed with a stupidity which by the least little stretch would go around the globe four times and tie.

To get the full value of joy you must have someone to divide it with.

When ill luck begins, it does not come in sprinkles, but in showers.

There is nothing in the world like a persuasive speech to fuddle the mental apparatus and upset the convictions and debauch the emotions of an audience not practiced in the tricks and delusions of oratory.

Noise proves nothing. Often a hen who has merely laid an egg cackles as if she laid an asteroid.

To do good is noble. To tell others to do good is even nobler and much less trouble.

When the end of the world comes, I want to be in Cincinnati because it's always 20 years behind the times.

I went to Maui to stay a week and remained five. I never spent so pleasant a month before, or bade any place goodbye so regretfully. I have not once thought of business, or care or human toil or trouble or sorrow or weariness, and the memory of it will remain with me always.

It is wiser to find out than to suppose.

I sometimes wonder if our world leaders are very smart and just putting us on, or very stupid and mean it.

Prosperity is the surest breeder of insolence I know.